Pros: Tiny but robust travel scope with great ergonomics that delivers plenty of optical bang for the buck. Super-portable the Endurance delivers a bright, clear, razor sharp image across a wide field of view at 12x, and remains sharp and detailed (though a little darker, as you'd expect with a 50mm objective) right up to a the max zoom of a very useful 36x. Cons: While … [Read more...] about Hawke Endurance 50 12-36x Spotting Scope Review
For the wildlife enthusiast travelling light can be a real challenge. While you don't want to lug around too much heavy equipment, you also don't want to compromise too much on getting the best views of the wildlife you encounter while you're away from home. The main concern, of course, is optics. A quality, lightweight pair of binoculars is perhaps the single most important … [Read more...] about Vanguard VEO 235AP Travel Tripod and VEO 37 Bag
Watching wildlife when travelling can be an exhilarating experience, but it can also be challenging. In this feature IW Founder, Calvin Jones, takes a look at some of those challenges, and how you can overcome them on your next wildlife trip. For any wildlife enthusiast one of the real highlights of travelling has to be the opportunity to see new things. … [Read more...] about Wildlife watching and travel — back to basics
What wildlife gear do you take with you when you're heading off on a four month trip, and you have to travel light? That was the conundrum I faced a few weeks ago when packing for our extended trip to Australia and Southeast Asia. After much deliberation I finally had my gear bag packed... here's a quick run down of what made the cut in the end. (If you'd like to keep up … [Read more...] about #IWOnTour Wildlife Gear run-down.